Post-war recovery of the Ukrainian energy sector
November 21-25, 2022
Energy Security Forum
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The Energy Security Forum will be the final forum of the year for Energy Club, the business community that brings together leading companies in the Ukrainian energy market and creates opportunities for communication between its stakeholders, in a cycle of more than 90 events in 2022.

At the Forum, experts will analyse and assess the state of the renewable energy market, electricity market, gas market, hydrogen energy, energy efficiency.

What do the participants of the Ukrainian energy sector think about how the security and stability of the energy sector of Ukraine will be ensured during the war and the post-war development of the Ukrainian energy sector?

Generation, power grid complex, market regulators and traders will discuss the problems and try to predict the future development of Ukrainian energy.
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    The community goal is to provide maximum communication and analytical support to the decision-making process on sustainable development of the energy sector, as well as to promote energy and energy efficiency; organizes specialized events in the energy sector, develops energy innovations, informs about the most important in the field of Ukrainian and world energy, helps to establish links between energy market participants, researches and analyzes the market, etc.
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Program
Language of the event - English
November 21
Monday
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Security and stability of the Ukrainian energy sector during the war and its post-war recovery. Post-war development of Ukrainian energy sector
10:10-11:40
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Valerii Bezus, Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Matteo Governatori, International Relations Officer, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission
Yuriy Bondarenko, Vice President of the National Committee of the International Council on Large Electric Power Systems "CIGRE-Ukraine"
Konrad Swirski, President of Transition Technologies, Professor at Warsaw University of Technology
Oleksiy Orzhel, Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine (2019-2020)
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Cybersecurity in the energy sector: what are the challenges facing critical infrastructure facilities in Ukraine?
12:00-13:30
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Farid Safarov, Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine for Digital Development, Digital Transformation and Digitalization
Yevhen Vladimirov, Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine for Digital Development, Digital Transformation and Digitalization (2020-2021)
Stefano Bracco, Knowledge Manager, Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Oleksiy Kharkovyna, Director of Naftogaz Digital Technologies LLC
Daniel Dziadek, President of Transition Technologies-Control Solutions (TTCS)
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Development of electricity storage systems in Ukraine
14:00-15:30
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Vadym Golembivskyi, Deputy Director for Development of Rekloser LLC / TVK Vector-VS LLC
Andriy Maksimets, General Director of Phoenix Contact LLC
Vitaliy Opryshko, energy expert of Unicorn Systems UA LLC
Lukasz Cejrowski, Board Advisor to the Polish Energy Storage Association
November 22
Tuesday
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Integration of Ukrainian and European energy markets: what are the next steps?
10:10-11:40
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Olena Antonova, Expert on Electricity in the Energy Community
Albino Marques, Coordinator for the Continental Europe Region, ENTSO-E
Jakob Hartmut, Vice President, Energoatom
Oleksandr Havva, Acting Director General of JSC "Market Operator"
Lisse Geert van Vliet, Business Developer at the Ukrainian Energy Exchange (UEEX)
Mark Lane, Principal Economist, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Arben Kllokoqi, Director for Electricity Market Design, EFET
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
The state of the gas market of Ukraine in the conditions of war
12:00-13:30
  • Does the gas market exist in Ukraine? Critical expansion of Naftogaz's influence in selected segments (household consumers, budget organizations, district heating companies)
  • Distortions in the model of functioning of the supplier "of the last hope"
  • How to ensure transparent conditions for the sale of gas produced in Ukraine, both state and private
  • How the PSO mechanism, that was implemented during the war, works: pros and cons
  • Fall of consumers' solvency during the war, how the level of payment for gas decreased
  • Balancing the market in wartime conditions
  • Who should make the forecast gas balance of the country and why do we still live without a balance
  • When will Ukraine be able to return to market reform and what are the prospects for the transition to the market price of gas
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Predrag Grujicic, Head of Gas unit at the Energy Community Secretariat
Yevhen Natsvin-Stepanov, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Association of Energy Suppliers
Vladyslav Ramazanov, Head of the Expert Group for Security of Supply and Development of Competitive Natural Gas Market of the Directorate of Oil and Gas Complex of the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine
Roman Shykerynets, Head of the Regulatory Activity Department of Gas TSO of Ukraine
Andriy Myzovets, President of the Association "Gas Traders of Ukraine"
Inna Antipova, Director of the ENGIE Energy Management Ukraine
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Ukraine: reserves potential, challenges, prospectives
14:00-15:30
Attracting investments for the development of the Ukrainian oil and gas industry and strengthening integration with the European Union in energy security issues, searching for new concepts and solutions, as well as joint actions to increase natural gas production in Ukraine.
Moderator
Yevhen Palenka, ex-executive of extractive companies, independent energy expert

Speakers
Andriy Favorov, former Head of Gas Division, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine
Artem Petrenko, Executive Director of the Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine
November 23
Wednesday
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
The prospect of creating a regional Eastern European gas hub. Potential benefits for Europe and Ukraine
10:00-11:30
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Mykola Kolisnyk, Deputy Minister of Energy of Ukraine
Artem Kompan, Chairman of the Board of the Association of Energy Suppliers
Roman Storozhev, President of the Association "Subsoil Users of Ukraine"
Taras Savchenko, Director, Trafigura Ukraine LLC
Willem Coppoolse, ERU Group
Sergiy Oleksiyenko, CEO of JSC Ukrtransgaz (March 2019 - August 2020)
Mykola Kadenskyi, Head of the Network Development Department of Gas TSO of Ukraine
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
The future of green energy in Ukraine. Opportunities and roadmap for the introduction of guarantees of origin of "green" energy in Ukraine
12:00-13:30
  • the role of guarantees of energy origin in the recovery of Ukraine and its further sustainable development;
  • guarantees of origin as an incentive for the production of energy from renewable sources on the consumer side;
  • legislation development in Ukraine;
  • requirements of the EU RED II directive;
  • EU experience in implementing guarantees of origin of energy;
  • prospects of cooperation between Ukraine and the EU on export of green energy confirmed by guarantees of origin
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Valerii Bezus, Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Naida Taso, Renewable Energy Expert, Energy Community Secretariat
Lukas Groebke, Chair, Association of Issuing Bodies (AIB)
Jane Dennett-Thorpe, Deputy Director Decarbonisation & Energy Transition, Ofgem
María Teresa Nonay Domingo, Director of Development of the Gas System, Enagás
Oleg Dobrovolsky, Regional Director, the International REC Standard Foundation
Killian Daly, General Manager, EnergyTag
Nadiya Petruchenko, Head of SPP Development Ukraine
Svitlana Chekunova, Leading Expert of Energy Programmes, Razumkov Centre
Yana Lyakh, Head of Energy, Unicorn Systems UA LLC
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Energy efficiency in energy, infrastructure, industry, construction and transport. EU and Ukrainian policy
14:00-15:30
  • energy efficiency role in the European Commission's REPowerEU plan: new goals and objectives;
  • Ukraine's policy in energy efficiency;
  • the principle "Energy Efficiency First" - horizontal guiding principle of energy and climate management in the EU;
  • energy efficiency in energy, infrastructure, industry, transport and construction: status, problems and effective ways to solve them;
  • modern technologies and approaches to reduce energy intensity of products, minimize operating costs for energy supply;
  • CO2 emissions reduction;
  • search for financing.
Moderator
Oleksandr Ovdiienko, Chief Gas Expert, USAID Energy Security Project

Speakers
Valerii Bezus, Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Ima Khrenova-Shymkina, Director of the Project "Promotion of Energy Efficiency and Implementation of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive in Ukraine" GIZ GmbH
Brian Matherway, Head of Energy Efficiency, International Energy Agency
Andreas Gürtler, Director, European Industrial Insulation Foundation
Marco Matteini, Industrial Development Officer, UNIDO
Paweł Różacki, President of Technologies-Advanced Solutions
Ivan Filiutsich, International Technical Advisor on ESCO, Energy Efficiency in Public Buildings in Ukraine through the ESCO Modality in Small and Medium-Sized Cities Project (EEPB Project), UNDP in Ukraine
Antoine Durand, Researcher, the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI
Andriy Berestyan, General Manager at Danfoss Ukraine
November 24
Thursday
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Biomethane: challenges and opportunities for import substitution in Ukraine and the EU
10:10-11:40
  • challenges and prospects for the development of the biomethane market in Ukraine and the world;
  • legislative framework for the development of the biomethane market in Ukraine;
  • EU experience in establishing and stimulating the biomethane market, legislative framework, standardization, successful projects;
  • the role of biomethane in the European Commission's REPowerEU plan: goals and measures; prospects for cooperation between Ukraine and the EU;
  • features of international trade in biomethane and mutual recognition of guarantees of origin of biomethane.
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Valerii Bezus, Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Karolina Cegir, Senior Gas Expert of the Energy Community Secretariat
Harmen Dekker, Director of the European Biogas Association (EBA)
Jesse Scharf, President of the Board of the European Renewable Gas Registry (ERGaR)
Mykola Kadenskyi, Head of the Network Development Department of Gas TSO of Ukraine
Máté Fuchsz, the Head of Business Development CEE Region of "Landwärme GmbH" (Germany)
Javier Cervera, Vice President of the Association of Energy Engineers of Spain (AEE Spain)
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Hydrogen economy development in the European dimension
12:00-13:30
  • prospects for the development of the hydrogen economy in the context of Ukraine's recovery;
  • the role of hydrogen in the EU energy policy and the REPowerEU plan;
  • prospects for cooperation between the EU and Ukraine in the development of the hydrogen economy;
  • Export potential of Ukraine: features of transportation, volumes, cost. What research, technologies and standards are needed? When will Ukraine be ready to start exporting hydrogen?
  • investments in hydrogen projects: are financial institutions interested in investing.
  • features of the development and implementation of hydrogen projects;
  • successful projects;
  • hydrogen clusters: experience and prospects.
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Valerii Bezus, Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Yevgeny Rossikov, Secretary of the Working Group for developing Hydrogen Energy Strategy in Ukraine at the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine
Torsten Wöllert, Minister Counsellor for Energy, EU Delegation to Ukraine
Silvia Romero, Senior Energy Specialist, World Bank Group
Ádám Balogh, Lead, Ukraine Support Task Force, Senior Energy Infrastructure Expert, Energy Community Secretariat
Mykola Kadenskyi, Head of the Network Development Department of Gas TSO of Ukraine
Olga Pavlyuk, Deputy Director of the Innovative Projects Implementation Department, Ukrhydroenergo
Philipp Speiser, Director, Energy Transition, Air Liquide (Germany)
Jonas Moberg, CEO, the Green Hydrogen Organisation
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Sustainability of nuclear energy in wartime conditions and post-war development of low-carbon generation
14:00-15:30
  • Nuclear terrorism. How to tame criminals?
  • Long-term energy and climate strategy and the role of nuclear energy
  • The current role of nuclear energy in the world
  • Diversification of nuclear fuel supply and storage chains
  • The role of nuclear power plants of Ukraine in the EU energy security model
  • Energy bridge between the Khmelnytskyi NPP and Poland
  • The program to increase the capacity of the nuclear industrial complex of Ukraine
  • Problems of the development of the uranium industry of Ukraine
  • Implementation of technologies of small modular reactors SMR-160
  • Innovations in the nuclear industrial complex
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Lee Sang-IL, Head of Nuclear Business Office, Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd.
Andrzej J. Piotrowski, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation, Vice President, Strategic Relations CEE
Oleksandr Motsyk, Advisor to the President of SE NNEGC Energoatom Petro Kotin
Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director of Energy Programs at the Razumkov Center
Yevhen Dudar, Head of Operation Planning Department of the Production Directorate, Energoatom
November 25
Friday
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Wars and oil sanctions. Experience of previous crises and new challenges
10:00-11:30
  • Lessons from previous oil crises
  • Global oil market: challenges and forecasts
  • The role of Ukraine's oil transportation system in the context of EU energy security
  • The potential of the oil industry of Ukraine: assessments and investment attractiveness of assets
  • Motor fuels market: electric mobility or internal combustion engine?
Moderator
Maksym Bielawsky, Vice President of Energy Club

Speakers
Vladyslav Voitenko, First Deputy General Director of PJSC Ukrtransnafta
Andrii Bychkov, director of TH "Sokar Ukraine"
Orest Logunov, Member of the Board of JSC "Ukrzaliznytsia"
Viacheslav Steshenko, co-owner of KLO filling stations network
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
European experience in servicing electricity consumers
12:00-13:30
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Ruslan Slobodyan, Head of the State Energy Supervision Inspectorate of Ukraine
Batyr Azimov, Director of "MBK SYNERGY" LLC
Mykhailo Ilnytskyi, Chairman of the Board of JSC "Chernihivoblenergo"
Oleksandr Baraniuk, Executive Director of PU "Smart Grids of Ukraine"
Svitlana Chekunova, Leading Expert of Energy Programmes, Razumkov Centre
Milan Garbiar, Senior Mananger, Deloitte Slovensko
Olga Babiy, Member of the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities
Topic
Issues for discussion
Participants
Restoring the unified gas transmission and distribution systems. Possible financing models: world experience and realities of Ukraine
14:00-15:30
  • State of the unified gas transmission and distribution systems after de-occupation and nature of damage
  • Sources of recovery: donor funds, state guarantees, loans
Moderator
Andriy Kulykov, journalist, TV and radio host, media expert

Speakers
Denys Senektutov, Chairman of the Gas Market Association
Dmytro Novytskyi, Chairman of the Board of JSC Kharkivgaz
Leonid Unigovsky, General Director of Naftogazbudinformatika LLC
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